BY Lex Ellenthal in Feminizzle on Aug 07, 2014 |
Amy Poehler's Smart Girls at the Party started off as a web series and is now a whole online community. They have a website, a Facebook page, and a Tumblr. Smart Girls encourages young women to be active in their communities and make a difference in the world. It's an incredible organization, so you can imagine how thrilled I was to get to talk to one of its founders, Meredith Walker.What made you want to start Smart Girls?
It came from being up late at night ... Read More
BY Andrea Stopa in Boob Tube on Apr 01, 2014 |
I might be one of the few millennials still paying for cable instead of Hulu-ing all my faves, but if you are a part of my so yesterday cable club, you might have also noticed that smart girls seem to be appearing in commercials with increasing frequency. I noticed this trend after seeing this commercial for Coffee-mate creamer. This little lady shames a grown-ass man.
1. Coffee-mate Girl Scout Creamer Commercial 2. GoldieBlox ... Read More
BY Brittany Allen in Boob Tube on Feb 21, 2014 |
You've heard the intelligentsia, blabbing away at their dinner parties about the erosion of the American language. You've skimmed a comment board, at some point in your life. Heck, you're probably guilty of the occasional 'LITERALLY' or 'THEIR/THEY'RE/THERE' muddle yourself, despite AutoCorrect, a college degree, and the best intentions.
It's easy to chalk up the modern world's escalating tolerance of spelling and grammar mistakes to the newfangled ... Read More
BY Andrea Stopa in General on Feb 11, 2014 |
How many states do you know? How about capitals? How about global capitals? Do you know what SCUBA stands for without sprinting to Google?This is not a 5th grade drill to shame you - it's to emphasize how smart these little geniuses are. After coming across a video of Anala Beevers, a Mensa Member at age 4, with an IQ in the top 1% of the human population, I was a little curious about other mini Mensa members. Apparently, being young and very ... Read More
BY Lindsey Gentile in General on Jan 29, 2013 |
We have some very good news this week. Following in the footsteps of prolific funny women like Chelsea Handler, Amy Sedaris, and Tina Fey, Amy Poehler is writing a book. Yes, you heard that right—Amy Poehler is writing a book! Well, it’s about damn time!
According to the AP, the as-of-now untitled book will be out in 2014, and will be published by It Books, a pop culture imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
It is “inspired in ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner in General on Oct 18, 2012 |
Let’s take a collective “holy shit” moment and appreciate the fact that a twelve-year-old has recently managed to score a full two points higher on the IQ test than both Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Yeah, you read that right- a twelve-year-old is more of a genius than the two most well known brilliant dudes in existence EVER. This little genius is a girl (woo!) from the UK named Olivia Manning. Her IQ score of 162 has landed her the label ... Read More